30 Sep
Wed / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the Rienzi Collection

    Rienzi

    Experience the depth and breadth of the Rienzi Collection on this one-hour, docent-led tour. Guests explore the glamour of 18th- and 19th-century Europe through beautiful examples of painting, porcelain, furniture, and metalwork.  Free with Rienzi admission.[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Visualizing Faith

    Beck Building

    Since the earliest days of human civilization, faith—whether in Osiris, Zeus, the God of Abraham, Allah, Buddha, or Hindu deities—has inspired timeless works of art that speak to the ongoing search for the meaning of[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Sketching in the Galleries at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    All ages and levels are welcome to draw in the galleries during Rienzi’s open sketching hours!  The galleries hold treasures for every artist: space and light, interior design, historical narrative, decorative motifs, reflective surfaces, intriguing[…]

01 Oct
Thu / 2015

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Today at the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and ever-changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit. So take a 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    The Human Experience: Visualizing Faith

    Beck Building

    Since the earliest days of human civilization, faith—whether in Osiris, Zeus, the God of Abraham, Allah, Buddha, or Hindu deities—has inspired timeless works of art that speak to the ongoing search for the meaning of[…]

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights Tour: American Decorative Arts and Design

    Beck Building

    Visit the American art galleries with Marissa Hershon, curatorial assistant for decorative arts and design. This 45-minute tour explores the theme of texture across a variety of media, spanning furniture and metalwork of the Arts[…]

  4. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Law Building Closes at 5 p.m. / Beck Building & Other MFAH Locations Open Regular Hours

    Law Building

    In preparation for Friday's annual Grand Gala Ball fundraising event, the Law Building closes at 5 p.m. today, reopening with regular hours on Saturday. For tonight's Artful Thursday, guests may enter and exit through the Main Street[…]

  5. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Happy Hour Thursdays

    Beck Building

    Bring your friends to a museum-style happy hour on Thursday, when general admission is free and the MFAH is open late! Enjoy music, drinks from the bar, and bites at the evening’s food truck.

  6. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “The Rothko Chapel: The Evolution of a Sanctuary for All”

    Law Building

    Presented by Eric M. Wolf, head librarian, the Menil Collection In conjunction with Mark Rothko: A Retrospective, this program focuses on Mark Rothko (1903–1970) and the extraordinary Houston chapel that bears his name. Located on the campus[…]

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Discovery Carts

    Beck Building

    Stop by the Discovery Cart and do something you can’t do anywhere else in the Museum—touch and feel the materials from which works of art are made. 

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